Level 3 Diploma in Countryside Management

Overview

WHAT DOES THE SUBJECT INCLUDE?

The course consists of the following units:

Ecology and Conservation Coastal Management
Estate Skills Upland Management
Work Experience Pest and Predator Control
Environmental Science Undertaking Woodland Habitat Management
Business Management Woodland Management
Plant Science Research Project
Soil Science Species Identification
Countryside Tourism Ecology of Game Species
Environmental Issues Sustainable Development

You are appointed a Personal Tutor for the duration of the course.

WHAT IS THE STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE?

This is an exciting and challenging course that offers students huge scope to work within the environmental sector or progress onto higher education. Much emphasis is put on practical skill development, with an emphasis on learning within a practical environ­ment. Both skills and knowledge are continually assessed resulting in a portfolio of evidence collected by you. Work experience will provide students with opportunities to work in some of the country’s most beautiful landscapes and outstanding wildlife reserves.

IS THIS COURSE FOR ME?

This course is designed to equip learners with the skills, knowledge and experience to work in the countryside management sector. It is specifically designed for those students who want to pursue employment in forestry, game keeping or wildlife conservation. Students should be highly motivated, willing to learn and prepared to work outdoors in all weather! Additional qualifications will be included within the programme, thus adding depth to the qualification.

What does this subject include?

This course consists of a selection of the following units:

  • Ecology and Conservation
  • Estate Skills
  • Work Experience
  • Environmental Science
  • Business Management
  • Plant Science
  • Soil Science
  • Countryside Tourism
  • Environmental Issues
  • Coastal Management
  • Upland Management
  • Pest and Predator Control
  • Undertaking Woodland Habitat Management
  • Woodland Management
  • Research Project
  • Species Identification
  • Ecology of Game Species
  • Sustainable Development

What is the structure of the course?

This is an exciting and challenging course that offers students huge scope to work within the environmental sector or progress onto higher education. Much emphasis is put on practical skill development, with an emphasis on learning within a practical environ¬ment. Both skills and knowledge are continually assessed resulting in a portfolio of evidence collected by you. Work experience will provide students with opportunities to work in some of the country’s most beautiful landscapes and outstanding wildlife reserves.

What are the entry requirements?

5 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above

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